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commit 2036c02bf739c7a0117bfbbdd9b80a2863350301
parent e47d06ba47fb1e48aa47fb0e21d8ccccb2b9687a
Author: Francis Rowe <info@gluglug.org.uk>
Date:   Thu,  4 Jun 2015 09:54:06 +0100

docs/*_external.html: Instructions for identifying flash chip size

Diffstat:
docs/install/r400_external.html | 8++++++++
docs/install/t400_external.html | 3++-
docs/install/t500_external.html | 8++++++++
docs/install/x200_external.html | 8++++++++
docs/tasks.html | 2++
5 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/docs/install/r400_external.html b/docs/install/r400_external.html @@ -103,6 +103,14 @@ of flash chip present: 4MiB is SOIC-8 (8 pins), 8MiB is SOIC-16 (16 pins). </p> + + <p> + To easily identify which size chip is present, before fully disassemblying:<br> + # <b>dmidecode | grep ROM\ Size</b><br> + </p> +<pre> +# ROM Size: 8192 kB +</pre> <p> <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page.</a> diff --git a/docs/install/t400_external.html b/docs/install/t400_external.html @@ -99,10 +99,10 @@ <p> To easily identify which size chip is present, before fully disassemblying:<br> # <b>dmidecode | grep ROM\ Size</b><br> + </p> <pre> # ROM Size: 8192 kB </pre> - </p> <p> <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page.</a> @@ -518,6 +518,7 @@ Verifying flash... VERIFIED. <p> Copyright &copy; 2015 Francis Rowe &lt;info@gluglug.org.uk&gt;<br/> + Copyright &copy; 2015 Chris Ryder &lt;cdkr00@gmail.com&gt;<br/> This document is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International Public License and all future versions. A copy of the license can be found at <a href="../cc-by-sa-4.txt">../cc-by-sa-4.txt</a>. </p> diff --git a/docs/install/t500_external.html b/docs/install/t500_external.html @@ -96,6 +96,14 @@ The T500 will use an 8MiB or 64Mb SOIC-16 chip (rare models will use a 4MiB or 32Mb SOIC-8 chip). </p> + + <p> + To easily identify which size chip is present, before fully disassemblying:<br> + # <b>dmidecode | grep ROM\ Size</b><br> + </p> +<pre> +# ROM Size: 8192 kB +</pre> <p> <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page.</a> diff --git a/docs/install/x200_external.html b/docs/install/x200_external.html @@ -45,6 +45,14 @@ The X200 will use an 8MiB or 64Mb SOIC-16 chip (rare models will use a 4MiB or 32Mb SOIC-8 chip), below the palm rest. </p> + + <p> + To easily identify which size chip is present, before fully disassemblying:<br> + # <b>dmidecode | grep ROM\ Size</b><br> + </p> +<pre> +# ROM Size: 8192 kB +</pre> <p> The X200S and X200 Tablet will use a WSON-8 flash chip, on the diff --git a/docs/tasks.html b/docs/tasks.html @@ -49,6 +49,8 @@ so just boot up, dump, hot-swap and flash the dump to make a backup, then check that the system boots with the backup. Then flash the original chip with libreboot. <b>External PLCC flash programmer not needed!</b> + - keep note of this ACPI issue (ask tpearson about it later): + <a href="http://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot/2015-June/079966.html">http://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot/2015-June/079966.html</a> </li> <li> ASUS KGPE-D16 - code not yet public,